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[woh-ley] /ˈwoʊ leɪ/ (Show IPA), born 1934, Nigerian playwright, novelist, and poet: Nobel prize 1986.
Wole (ˈwoːle). born 1934, Nigerian dramatist, novelist, poet, and literary critic. His works include the plays The Strong Breed (1963), The Road (1965), and Kongi’s Harvest (1966), the novel The Interpreters (1965), and the political essays The Burden of Memory, the Muse of Forgiveness (1999); forced into exile by the military regime (1993–98). Nobel prize for literature 1986


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